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Welcome to the Chair of Earth Observation and Remote Sensing

Welcome to the homepage of the Chair of Earth Observation and Remote Sensing at the ETH Zurich.

The Chair is headed by Prof. Dr. Irena Hajnsek and performs research and teaching in the fields of: Radar Remote Sensing (SAR), Electromagnetic Modelling, and Bio-/geophysical Inversion Methods. Read more



SEP-NGP-Prize for Young Researchers awarded to Ms. Célia Lucas at the Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2016

Ms. Célia Lucas from the Earth Observation & Remote Sensing group at IFU has been awarded with the SEP-NGP-Prize for Young Researchers for the 'best oral presentation' at the Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2016. Read more 


Twin glacier collapse in Tibet

Giant ice avalanches caused by catastrophic glacier failures are rare events. The collapse of two neighbouring glaciers within two months – as just witnessed in Tibet – was never seen before. The timely analysis of satellite images enabled scientists to issue a warning prior to the second collapse. Read more 


Winter campaign in Davos is concluded!

An innovative campaign for the measurement of polarimetric and interferometric response of snow at Ku-band has been performed in Davos, from January to April 2016. Read more 


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